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Barty faces a new, mentally strong Ajla

Ajla Tomljanovic says she's a "glass half-empty" woman when it comes to fretting over her tennis career, but that glass is brimming over right now as she prepares for the biggest match of her career against Ash Barty at Wimbledon.

Love rival threats alleged in GC killing

A jilted ex-lover vowed to kill love rival Jakob Opacic, brother of NRL player Tom Opacic, before he was found fatally injured on the side of the road, court documents reveal.

AOC to respect Kyrgios' call on Olympics

Nick Kyrgios "knows he is welcome" at the Tokyo Olympics as the tennis star weighs up whether to be part of Australia's 472-strong Games team, which features a record number of women and Indigenous athletes.

Cop car 'like missile' in fatal pursuit

The police car that pursued an Indigenous man through suburban Melbourne at more than 150km/h in the seconds before his death has been likened to a "missile".

Northern Territory COVID lockdown ends

The Northern Territory's COVID-19 lockdowns have ended, but residents will have to wear masks and socially distance in public for seven more days.